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Kirk Kaminsky to Lead McKessons U.S.-Based Pharmaceutical Business

BWW News Desk
April 15, 2019

McKesson Corporation NYSEMCK today announced that Kirk Kaminsky will be the new president of McKessons US Pharmaceutical and Specialty Solutions USPSS business Kaminsky will assume the role effective immediately reporting to CEO Brian Tyler p p Kaminsky currently serves as president of McKesson Specialty Provider Organization a division of USPSS where he leads a team responsible for a broad suite of provider solutions These include drug purchasing clinical and operational software and analytics practice management services and clinical trials across the McKesson Specialty Provider base including a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwusoncologycom2Fampesheet51969776ampnewsitemid20190415005821amplanenUSampanchorTheUSOncologyNetworkampindex1ampmd503b4e3e70029cae15a5a6b5e3c2f0aa0 relnofollowThe US Oncology Networka p p no quote Kirk is a special leader versed in both strategy and operational excellence He understands the complexities of the healthcare landscape and our customers needs inside and out Hes incredibly patientfocused and a terrific people leader said Tyler no quote His vision experience and leadership will help us continue to serve our customers and business partners while expanding our service offerings and market leadership p p Kaminsky has been a McKesson executive since 2003 when he joined the companys Corporate Strategy and Business Development group Since then he ran the US Pharmaceutical packaging business and has been integral to the companys growing presence in the oncology space He served as president of The US Oncology Network and was responsible for its financial and operational support he also led the overall strategy in support of The Networks vision of improving patient outcomes and quality of life and advancing the future of cancer treatment by taking a leadership role in valuebased care p p Im very excited about this opportunity Kaminsky said no quote McKessons set of strategic assets positions us well to drive meaningful value across the healthcare ecosystem Im also humbled and honored to lead this team This team of professionals is dedicated to operational excellence working with integrity and accountability and meeting our customers needs p p Prior to McKesson Kaminsky was with Bank One Corporation where he was responsible for setting and executing payment strategies across the commercial and retail bank He also spent a few years in investment banking as a financial analyst concentrating on corporate finance for healthcare and consumer retail p p Kaminsky received an MBA from The Wharton School and a BA in Economics for Business from Occidental College p p bAbout McKesson Corporationb p p McKesson Corporation currently ranked 6supthsup on the FORTUNE 500 is a global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions retail pharmacy community oncology and specialty care and healthcare information technology McKesson partners with pharmaceutical manufacturers providers pharmacies governments and other organizations in healthcare to help provide the right medicines medical products and healthcare services to the right patients at the right time safely and costeffectively United by our ICARE shared principles our employees work every day to innovate and deliver opportunities that make our customers and partners more successful all for the better health of patients McKesson has been named the a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Ffortunecom2Fworldsmostadmiredcompaniesampesheet51969776ampnewsitemid20190415005821amplanenUSampanchorMostAdmiredCompanyampindex2ampmd58f7f65dc14711e3033d8f4d86f0f42a5 relnofollowMost Admired Companya in the healthcare wholesaler category by FORTUNE a a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwhrcorg2Fresources2Fbestplacestowork2017ampesheet51969776ampnewsitemid20190415005821amplanenUSampanchorBestPlacetoWorkampindex3ampmd5db8d15e0854d0d8d7c77f6b682be9b81 relnofollowBest Place to Worka by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and a topa referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwmilitaryfriendlycom2Femployers2Fampesheet51969776ampnewsitemid20190415005821amplanenUSampanchormilitaryfriendlycompanyampindex4ampmd5c17fe0d59e882e13e9e55f204ad965e5 relnofollowmilitaryfriendly companyaby Military Friendly For more information visita referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwmckessoncom2Fampesheet51969776ampnewsitemid20190415005821amplanenUSampanchorwwwmckessoncomampindex5ampmd5e8d209dcde010d10f1df41256dcd3b4a relnofollowwwwmckessoncoma p p classbwalignc p pimg referrerpolicyunsafeurl alt srchttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidbwnewsampsty20190415005821r1ampsidweb02ampdistronxamplangen stylewidth0height0span classbwct31415p

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